Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 472 532 545
Rank change year-on-year +60 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing XPath 36 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.047% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.083% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 12
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,000 £41,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £49,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

XPath is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 13,813 16,835 16,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.19% 56.93% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11,875 14,591 13,980
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in the South East

XPath
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath in the South East.

Salary trend for XPath in the South East

XPath
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for XPath in the South East

XPath
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +55 26 £29,000 -58.57% 1
Berkshire - 26 £29,000 - 1
Surrey +37 7 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Hampshire +1 2 £52,500 -8.70%
East Sussex - 1 £41,000 -
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for XPath.

1 34 (94.44%) XML
1 34 (94.44%) XSLT
2 22 (61.11%) Java
3 19 (52.78%) XML Schema
4 18 (50.00%) SQL
5 17 (47.22%) XSD
6 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (41.67%) J2EE
8 13 (36.11%) Oracle
8 13 (36.11%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
9 12 (33.33%) WSDL
9 12 (33.33%) EDI
9 12 (33.33%) JMS
9 12 (33.33%) Project Management
10 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (27.78%) Web Services
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
12 9 (25.00%) SOA
13 8 (22.22%) Windows
13 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
13 8 (22.22%) HTML
13 8 (22.22%) JUnit
13 8 (22.22%) CSS
13 8 (22.22%) Spring
13 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (22.22%) SDLC
14 7 (19.44%) Fintech
14 7 (19.44%) Windows Server

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.33%) Anypoint
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 3 (8.33%) PaaS
3 2 (5.56%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JUnit
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) TestNG
4 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) XML Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 3 (8.33%) MuleSoft Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Integration Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Designer
9 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.78%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 1 (2.78%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SOA Designer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) XML
1 34 (94.44%) XSLT
2 19 (52.78%) XML Schema
3 17 (47.22%) XSD
4 15 (41.67%) J2EE
5 12 (33.33%) EDI
5 12 (33.33%) JMS
5 12 (33.33%) WSDL
6 10 (27.78%) Web Services
7 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 8 (22.22%) HTML
7 8 (22.22%) Spring
8 7 (19.44%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (19.44%) Apache Camel
8 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 6 (16.67%) JSON
9 6 (16.67%) Struts
10 5 (13.89%) Middleware
10 5 (13.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (36.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
1 12 (33.33%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) SOA
4 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (22.22%) SDLC
5 7 (19.44%) Fintech
5 7 (19.44%) IT Strategy
6 6 (16.67%) B2B
6 6 (16.67%) BPEL
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Logistics
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 5 (13.89%) Validation
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) XQuery
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) MuleSoft
2 7 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 7 (19.44%) Splunk
3 2 (5.56%) Nintex
4 1 (2.78%) VMware